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Balochistan: Enforced disappearances and kill and dump are direct response to struggle against occupation: Farzana Majeed Baloch

Farzna Majeed Baloch  accompanied by Mama Qadeer and Mir Mohammad Ali TalpurThursday, May 7th, 2015 01:30 am GMT +1

Speech of Farzana Majeed Baloch at seminar in Karachi titled “‘Baloch Missing persons and the Role of State and Society”

 Respected Panel and the Audience,

Problems of Balochistan, sadly, are too many to be covered just in a few minutes talk. That is why I will focus on the issue of enforced-disappearances in Balochistan. History of disappearances is as old as the history of colonisation of my motherland. It goes back to illegal occupation of Balochistan by British Empire in 1839.  But the worst tragic episode of state enforced disappearances in Balochistan …

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Seminar on Baloch missing persons turn into protest demons...

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Prominent rights activist killed shortly after hosting a t...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015 12:50 am

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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 02:42 am

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